Dr. Darshana Sedera

About me


I am an enthusiastic, boundary-spanner in research, teaching and service in the disciplines of Information Systems, Innovation, Business Intelligence, Social Media and Enterprise Systems.

I have over 120 peer reviewed publications to-date, including publications at premier journals in the discipline. Some examples of such outlets include; The Journal of the Association for Information Systems, The Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Information and Management, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, and The Australasian Journal of Information Systems.  My strong knowledge of the various research methodologies, blue-ocean thinking, time-management and my inspirational abilities have resulted in producing 48 publications in the past 45 months, that includes 16 journals in ABDC A or A*, 10 publications at the premier conference in information systems discipline, 2 edited books, 2 invited book chapters and 18 peers reviewed conference papers.

I have 20 papers accepted to the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) – the premier conference in information systems discipline. 

I am privilege to collaborate with over 40 leading international researchers in my publications. I partnered with Prof. Eph McLean at the Georgia State University to be the sole Chief Investigator of an ARC Discovery grant to deepen our understanding of the complexities of system use. 

I hold several local, national and global leadership roles. I chair The Special Interest Group for Enterprise Systems (SIG-ES), which is a testimonial to my leadership abilities.

I seek unique and novel opportunities to engage with the industry partners through regular gatherings, training and consultancies.  

I organize the monthly executive seminar series, where leading CIOs in Australia come and present various contemporary topics on technology, management and innovation. Selected interviews from the seminar participants can be viewed under videos

In teaching, I have developed subjects on Enterprise Systems, CRM, and Business Intelligence curricula. In 2014, I pioneered the first industry-sponsored subject, partnering with Fujitsu (Australia) to introduce a cutting-edge CRM course.  

You may contact me at darshana.sedera@gmail.com or on +61421311120 


Upcoming Events

  • Keynote at the 10th ICLEI Conference, KL, Malaysia April 13, 2018 – April 15, 2018 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Topic: Innovating with SMAC: Strategies, pitfalls and lessons  Conference: https://icsai.org/iclei10/call-for-papers/  
  • PACIS 2018 Doctoral Consortium June 26, 2018 at 10:00 am – June 27, 2018 at 4:00 pm Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan I will serve as an ACADEMIC PANEL MEMBER at PACIS 2018 Doctoral Consortium. See details in https://pacis2018.jp/
  • Seminar and workshop on Digital Technology Strategy at UQ July 20, 2018 at 9:30 am – 3:00 pm The University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia
  • Our paper amongst the top! July 31, 2018 at 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Our paper Likes—The key to my happiness: The moderating effect of social influence on travel experience is amongst the top articles in 2017 that have had the most social media attention. https://www.journals.elsevier.com/information-and-management/  
  • Appointed as an Associate Editor of Information & Management (ABDC A*) January 6, 2020 at 9:00 am – 10:00 am I have been appointed as an Associate Editor (AE) for the Information & Management Journal till Jan 5th 2020. Information & Management serves researchers in the information systems field and managers, professionals, administrators and senior executives of organizations which design, implement and manage Information Systems Applications.